Responsibilities of the Deputy Fire Prevention Officer include performing fire safety inspections for adopted and foster children homes, adult group homes, commercial establishments, day care centers, public assembly buildings and residence buildings that are three stories and above; acting as a liaison to the City of Kent Fire Department and State Fire Marshal; investigating fire safety hazard and open complaints and inspecting building structures that may be insecure, unsafe or structurally defective.  

BOARD OF ZONING APPEALS

(Generally meets the second Monday of the month)

 

 

Current Board Members are:​

Name
Phone Number
Term Expires
Sam Abell, Alternate
330-842-3044
02/19/2024
David Hansford, Chair
330-678-0427
02/19/2023
James Henry, Alternate
330-678-0309
02/19/2023
Shawn Martin
330-283-3232
02/19/2024
Justin Moneypenny
330-221-2818
02/19/2025
Glenn Russell
330-678-4546
02/19/2022
Marilyn Sessions
330-760-0471
02/19/2025
ZONING 
COMMISSION

The Zoning Commission meets on an as needed basis.  Check the calendar or contact the town hall to verify meeting dates. 
 

 

Current Commission members are:

Name
Phone Number
Term Ends
Mekal Banyasz
440-390-0741
02/19/2024
Beth Geist
330-842-1724
02/19/2023
Douglas Hiestand, Alternate
330-677-4314
02/19/2024
Mary Organ, Chair
330-802-7816
02/19/2025
Judy Spencer, Alternate
330-673-4098
02/19/2024

ZONING TEAM

Franklin Township regulates the use of land, the density of land use and the location of different types of development in order to preserve the health, safety and welfare of township residents and their property.  The township has documented zoning requirements in the Franklin Township Zoning Resolution, the Township Zoning Map and the Zoning Fee Schedule.  Further, the township has adopted The Franklin Township Exterior Property Maintenance Code which establishes standards for the maintenance of exterior surfaces and exterior functioning units of all structures and buildings within the Township.

ZONING INSPECTOR:
JOE CICCOZZI

330-673-2194 jciccozzi@gmail.com 

 Zoning Resolution

Property

Maintanence 

Code

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Zoning Fee's